Rosy Esparza

Rosa Esparza was thrown from The Texas Giant at Six Flags Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: Esparza family)

Six Flags Reaches Settlement Over Texas Giant Deadly Fall

Six Flags Over Texas has reached a settlement with the family of Rosy Esparza. The 54-year-old grandmother was thrown from the Texas Giant roller coaster and killed on July 19, 2013.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2014

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Six Flags Death Report: Ride Had Previous Problems

Shocking new witness accounts reveal what people saw moments before Rosy Esparza fell to her death from the Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

11/08/2013

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The Texas Giant Reopens Nearly 2 Months After Tragedy

It was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.

09/14/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Six Flags Sued Over Texas Giant Death, Coaster Will Reopen This Weekend

The family of the woman who fell to her death while riding a roller coaster has filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Over Texas.

09/10/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Months Before Six Flags Death Industry Oversight Questioned

The I-Team has learned there were questions about amusement ride safety, and how to monitor the industry, long before a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster on July 19.

CBS 11–07/30/2013

Rosa Esparza was thrown from The Texas Giant at Six Flags Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: Esparza family)

Coroner: Texas Roller Coaster Victim Fell 75 Feet

A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam.

07/23/2013

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Six Flags Death Investigation To Focus On Ride, Rider

Once Six Flags completes its investigation into what caused a woman to fall to her death, the amusement park may not share it with the public.

CBS 11–07/22/2013